Google to release new Galaxy S4
Google's take on the Samsung Galaxy S4 - the unlocked GS4 coming on June 26 - with 4G LTE and 16GB storage will offer a skinless Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Nexus experience.
Nokia unveils 'best smartphone yet'
Nokia says the new Lumia 925 is most innovative smartphone to date, with smart camera features plus a screen that can be viewed in bright sunlight.
Websites loading faster on smartphones
Network speeds for mobile browsers have increased by 30% in the last year compared with only 3.5% for desktop browsers, according to Google. Browser improvements are cited as the biggest factor in a faster web where network speed, web server software, website design, and browsers all play a part.
High speed 5G tech 'available by 2020'
Film downloads in a second on mobile devices predicted for Samsung's new transceiver providing ultra-high-speed 5G technology - several hundred times faster than 4G.
According to Samsung, data transmission speeds reached a gigabit per second over two kilometres holding out the promise of 'no limits' digital movie downloads and other ultra high-definition content, from games to remote medical services.
Mobiles outgrowing world population
Mobile phone subscriptions predicted to outpace entire population next year according to new UN agency report as mobile chips 'm-power' people in developing countries by delivering ICT applications in education, health, government, banking, environment and business.
App that knows what mood you're in
The Emotion Sence app works out our mood from a smartphone location, how much noise is going on, how much we're moving and who we communicate with. If you are in a bad mood it tries to cheer you up. Eventually it's hoped to use it therapeutically.
Intel rises to smartphone challenge
New Intel chip employing "next-generation, low-power microarchitecture" is set to take on the mobile smartphone and tablet market currently dominated by ARM processors.
Minister focused on WEEE system
The government's consultation on making the WEEE system (waste electrical and electronic equipment) easier for businesses is underway until 21 June. Their vision is for a more sustainable economy through re-using and recycling.
Gulf deal may herald £1 billion green boost
Landmark deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) could see £1 billion investment in UK green energy infrastructure projects over the next seven years. An agreement between the independent Green Investment Bank (GIB) and Masdar - Abu Dhabi's state-backed renewable energy company has been described as a "very important milestone" by the UK Energy and Climate Minister, Greg Barker.
Google Now Arrives On Apple
Google Now, Google's card-displaying service that "answers before you ask" is now accessible on iPhones and iPads.